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1990 Senior PGA Tour

The 1990 Senior PGA Tour was the 11th season since the Senior PGA Tour officially began in 1980 (it was renamed the Champions Tour in October 2002 and has been known as PGA Tour Champions since the 2016 season). The season consisted of 38 official money events with purses totalling $17,800,000, including four majors. Lee Trevino won the most tournaments, seven. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

Tournament resultsEdit

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1990 season. "Date" is the ending date of the tournament. The numbers in parentheses after the winners' names are the number of wins they had on the tour up to and including that event. Senior majors are shown in bold. Golfers winning on their Senior PGA Tour debut are shown in italics.

Date Tournament Location Purse ($) Winner Score 1st prize ($)
Jan 7 MONY Senior Tournament of Champions California 250,000   George Archer (2) 283 (−5) 37,500
Feb 4 Royal Caribbean Classic Florida 400,000   Lee Trevino (1) 206 (−7) 60,000
Feb 11 GTE Suncoast Classic Florida 450,000   Mike Hill (1) 207 (−9) 67,500
Feb 18 Aetna Challenge Florida 400,000   Lee Trevino (2) 200 (−16) 60,000
Mar 4 Vintage Chrysler Invitational California 400,000   Lee Trevino (3) 205 (−11) 60,000
Mar 18 Vantage at The Dominion Texas 300,000   Jim Dent (3) 205 (−11) 45,000
Apr 1 The Tradition at Desert Mountain Arizona 800,000   Jack Nicklaus (1) 206 (−10) 120,000
Apr 15 PGA Seniors' Championship Florida 450,000   Gary Player (15) 281 (−7) 75,000
Apr 29 Murata Reunion Pro-Am Texas 400,000   Frank Beard (1) 207 (−9) 60,000
May 6 Las Vegas Senior Classic Nevada 450,000   Chi Chi Rodriguez (14) 204 (−12) 67,500
May 13 Southwestern Bell Classic Oklahoma 450,000   Jimmy Powell (1) 208 (−8) 67,500
May 20 Doug Sanders Kingwood Celebrity Classic Texas 300,000   Lee Trevino (4) 203 (−13) 45,000
May 27 Bell Atlantic Classic Pennsylvania 500,000   Dale Douglass (6) 206 (−4) 75,000
Jun 3 NYNEX Commemorative New York 350,000   Lee Trevino (5) 199 (−11) 52,500
Jun 10 Mazda Senior Tournament Players Championship Michigan 1,000,000   Jack Nicklaus (2) 261 (−27) 150,000
Jun 17 MONY Syracuse Senior Classic New York 400,000   Jim Dent (4) 199 (−17) 60,000
Jun 24 Digital Seniors Classic Massachusetts 350,000   Bob Charles (14) 203 (−13) 52,500
Jul 1 U.S. Senior Open New Jersey 450,000   Lee Trevino (6) 275 (−13) 90,000
Jul 8 Northville Long Island Classic New York 450,000   George Archer (3) 208 (−8) 67,500
Jul 15 Kroger Senior Classic Ohio 600,000   Jim Dent (5) 133 (−9) 90,000
Jul 22 Ameritech Senior Open Michigan 500,000   Chi Chi Rodriguez (15) 203 (−13) 75,000
Jul 29 Newport Cup Rhode Island 300,000   Al Kelley (1) 134 (−10) 45,000
Aug 5 PaineWebber Invitational North Carolina 450,000   Bruce Crampton (16) 205 (−11) 67,500
Aug 12 Sunwest Bank Charley Pride Senior Golf Classic New Mexico 350,000   Chi Chi Rodriguez (16) 205 (−11) 52,500
Aug 19 Showdown Classic Utah 350,000   Rives McBee (2) 202 (−14) 52,500
Aug 26 GTE Northwest Classic Washington 350,000   George Archer (4) 205 (−11) 52,500
Sep 2 GTE North Classic Indiana 450,000   Mike Hill (2) 201 (−15) 67,500
Sep 9 Vantage Bank One Classic Kentucky 300,000   Rives McBee (3) 201 (−15) 45,000
Sep 16 Greater Grand Rapids Open Michigan 300,000   Don Massengale (1) 134 (−8) 45,000
Sep 23 Crestar Classic Virginia 350,000   Jim Dent (6) 202 (−14) 52,500
Sep 30 Fairfield Barnett Space Coast Classic Florida 300,000   Mike Hill (3) 200 (−16) 45,000
Oct 7 Vantage Championship North Carolina 1,500,000   Charles Coody (2) 202 (−14) 202,500
Oct 14 Gatlin Brothers Southwest Senior Classic Texas 300,000   Bruce Crampton (17) 204 (−12) 45,000
Oct 21 Transamerica Senior Golf Championship California 500,000   Lee Trevino (7) 205 (−11) 75,000
Oct 28 Rancho Murieta Senior Gold Rush California 400,000   George Archer (5) 204 (−12) 60,000
Nov 4 Security Pacific Senior Classic California 500,000   Mike Hill (4) 201 (−12) 75,000
Dec 9 GTE Kaanapali Classic Hawaii 450,000   Bob Charles (15) 206 (−4) 67,500
Dec 16 New York Life Champions Puerto Rico 1,000,000   Mike Hill (5) 201 (−15) 150,000

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LeadersEdit

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Lee Trevino   United States 68.89
2 Gary Player   South Africa 69.96
3 George Archer   United States 69.99
4 Mike Hill   United States 70.06
5 Chi Chi Rodriguez   United States 70.11

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Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Lee Trevino   United States 1,190,518 28 7
2 Mike Hill   United States 895,678 32 5
3 Charles Coody   United States 762,901 32 1
4 George Archer   United States 749,691 32 4
5 Chi Chi Rodriguez   United States 729,788 31 3

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Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Bob Charles   New Zealand 2,494,732 15
2 Miller Barber   United States 2,488,787 24
3 Chi Chi Rodriguez   United States 2,235,159 16
4 Bruce Crampton   Australia 2,147,530 17
5 Orville Moody   United States 2,136,180 9

Source:[4]

AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2014 Champions Tour Media Guide: Section 5: All-Time Records" (PDF). PGA Tour. pp. 25–26. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  2. ^ "Scoring Average – 1990 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  3. ^ "Money Leaders – 1990 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  4. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 1990 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.

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